CIBC introduces Saturday hours at 33 additional branches across Ontario
More CIBC branches offering clients flexibility of six day a week banking TORONTO, July 3 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) is expanding the number of branches in Ontario with Saturday banking hours to offer clients greater flexibility, access and choice. By the end of this year, CIBC will have introduced Saturday hours at 33 additional Ontario locations in 2008, bringing the total to 185 CIBC locations offering Saturday banking in the province. "Many of our clients work during the week and have to juggle a number of commitments on weekends," said Larry Tomei, Senior Vice-President, CIBC Retail Markets, Central Ontario. "By offering Saturday hours at branches located in busy shopping areas, we're making it easier for our clients to fit in their banking when it suits their schedules." So far this year CIBC has introduced Saturday hours at 17 locations in Ontario. Beginning July 5, CIBC clients will be able to bank on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at seven additional CIBC branches in Southern Ontario located in Ancaster, Burlington, Fort Erie, Guelph, Kitchener and Ridgeway. Later this summer and into the fall, CIBC will introduce Saturday hours at branches located in Amherstburg, Brantford, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Newmarket, North York, Richmond Hill and Windsor. CIBC has also been a leader in introducing Sunday banking at select urban branches, including four branches in the Greater Toronto Area. Two additional CIBC locations in the GTA, at Gerrard Square in Toronto and the Markville Shopping Centre in Markham, will begin offering Sunday banking on July 6. As part of its overall strategy to provide clients with greater flexibility, access and choice, CIBC is also extending the regular weekday hours at many of its locations. "Our clients have access to one of the largest physical distribution networks of branches and ABMs in Canada," added Tomei. "Our branch network of 1,049 full service branches, many offering extended hours, ensures a strong presence where clients live, work and shop." CIBC clients also benefit from access to more than 3,700 automated bank machines, as well as 24/7 service over the phone and on Canada's leading online banking site, www.cibc.com. CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada, in the United States and around the world. For more information about CIBC visit www.cibc.com.
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